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Carnegie: Borough on the brink

Ten years after Hurricane Ivan flooded Carnegie, a borough just six miles ouside of Pittsburgh, the town is beginning to bounce back with a boom of small businesses opening on the idyllic Main Street.

Plays Inverse creates a literary experience for readers of the printed play

After years of reading poorly produced editions of his favorite shows, Tyler Crumrine indentified an opportunity to improve the printing quality of theatrical literature by starting a small press here in Pittsburgh.

Four young female entrepreneurs building networks in Pittsburgh

Four young women entrepreneurs, with work that spans from political fundraising to opening a local market, say Pittsburgh is a great city to start a company and make business relationships.

National Roundup: Pittsburgh's young entrepreneurs, Denver's newest breweries

Pop City is one of 22 publications run by Issue Media Group, a Detroit-based media company. Our sister sites such as Model D in Detroit, Confluence in Denver, Fresh Water in Cleveland and Elevation in Washington D.C. have also been covering the latest in urban innovation and development. This is the first in a monthly series that will aggregate top news from around our network and profile what’s next for cities.

Shaving bucks off your ride: Lyft's pink mustache cars roll into Pittsburgh

Lyft, an app-based ridesharing program popular in several U.S. cities, has come to Pittsburgh, providing competition for other forms of transportation and excitement for residents looking for a ride. 

Romeo Delivers: Startup creates real love connections

Hey guys: Romance-challenged? Stuck with buying flowers and candy again this month? One woman's local startup, Romeo Delivers, is already delivering the goods -- DIY monthly romance kits -- for Pittsburgh men who want expert help.

How Nicaragua will help Pittsburghers maintain their great old homes

Katy Getsie is in Nicaragua today to find out how micro-credit loans can help maintain the great old Pittsburgh homes she's been helping to fix up here.

Friends in Johannesburg, Sweden, Indonesia keep young Pittsburgher inspired

Haeshah Cooper went from the North Side to South Africa and received a push to help others right here in Pittsburgh and around the world.

Young, ambitious and in Pittsburgh

Three young entrepreneurs, three visions for current and future businesses, and one thing in common: confidence in Pittsburgh as a great location for startups.

FoundingMoms.com pushes business women toward success

Pittsburgh’s FoundingMoms.com members help each other set goals and stay accountable for business success – which helps when the person screaming in your ear for attention is a two foot-tall boss.

Pop Filter Hot Pick: 9th annual Lawrenceville Artists' Studio Tour hosts largest event to date

With 42 artists and 17 studios on its daylong itinerary–from iron workers to printmakers–the annual Lawrenceville Artists’ Studio Tour is back with its biggest event to date.

Why I moved to Pittsburgh from Italy

She started with a fine Italian leather boutique in Shadyside and is now adding a second location in Ross Park Mall—and designing a new building in Squirrel Hill for retail establishments and more. Barbara Gambotto moved here from Rome and is finding Pittsburgh to be "the best city in the world" as she discovers more opportunities for her and her family.  

What's with the cluster of new women-owned businesses in Lawrenceville?

Why do young female entrepreneurs feel so at home in Lawrenceville? We look at four new businesses that recently opened – from Werk to Jules – and the talented women behind them.

Co-working spaces in Pittsburgh: cheap digs and collaboration

Looking for your own office space that's cheap, convenient and makes you feel part of something bigger? For a range of reasons, including the chance to cross-pollinate, many are opting for co-working spaces which are popping up all over Pittsburgh.

Pop Video: The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

Did you know Pittsburgh is the Vintage Grand Prix capital of the United States? And it's the only race of its kind that takes place in the city. See the race on Sunday but first meet the founder in this exceptional video and learn how he has raised more than $3 million for autism through this event.
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